Orange Pumpkin Loaf
1 large orange
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 1/3 cups white sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/3 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup chopped raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
Cut orange into wedges, and remove seeds. Place orange, peel and all, in a food
processor. Pulse until finely chopped; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a
time, then stir in the pumpkin, water, and the ground orange. Mix together
flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Stir into batter
just until moistened. Stir in nuts and raisins. Spoon into the prepared loaf
Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted near the
center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes, then remove from pan, and cool on
a wire rack.